[Current status of the rehabilitation of post-mastectomy women in the Federal Republic of Germany].

  • Gerhard Hilt
  • Published 1985 in Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift

Abstract

The effectiveness of rehabilitation measures in acute in-patient clinics was assessed by questioning 220 women who had had a mastectomy. As criteria were used: function of the shoulder-arm region on the operated side; prevention of oedema and infection on the operated side; emotional support; supply of an external breast prosthesis. The results indicate… (More)

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@article{Hilt1985CurrentSO, title={[Current status of the rehabilitation of post-mastectomy women in the Federal Republic of Germany].}, author={Gerhard Hilt}, journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1985}, volume={110 47}, pages={1808-11} }